​India successfully test fires Agni-5 missile
By News Desk
26 December 2016

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ ANN) - Agni-5, India's intercontinental, nuclear-capable ballistic missile was sucessfully test fired off Odisha Coast on Monday by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

With a range of nearly 5,000 km, the Agni-5 can carry around 1,000 kg warhead and target Asia including Pakistan and China.

The indigenously developed surface-to-surface missile is 17-metre-long and has launch weight of around 50,000 kg.

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